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Category Archives: my life

Prints & Fine Art Prints

Note: This blog format does not allow for the best viewing of photographs. It restricts size and therefore a great deal of detail is not evident. If you would like to see any of these photos in larger format, please contact me and I will upload it to my personal online gallery for enhanced viewing. […]

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Coming Soon

Diane Schuller’s photoblog is opening soon. Stay tuned for candid images of everything from nature, gardens, pets, working animals, to people and places within the province of Alberta. All Images are Copyright © Diane M. Schuller. It is illegal to copy or download any of these images. All Rights Reserved. I’m a pleasant person, so […]

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There is music

There’s music in the sighing of a reed; There’s music in the gushing of a rill; There’s music in all things, if men had ears: Their earth is but an echo of the spheres. ~Lord Byron And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents […]

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Cast Your Own Shadow

In a recent conversation, the topic of photographic style came up. More importantly than style however, in my opinion, is following our own path, casting our own shadow, by knowing ourselves & our strengths. “Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” Aesop “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs […]

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The Right Kind of Blur

Blur can be a good thing in photographs. There is a kind of blur that is very desirable and then there is just plain poor focusing, which is undesirable blur (well, most of the time). The thing about rules in photography (or anything really) is that knowing the rules gives us a foundation but once […]

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